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All the latest news, information, and stories to keep you up to date on the latest happenings at McShane Bell Foundry.

19th Century Bell Restored After 1980 Fire

 “This is really nice. It’s meditative to ring a bell. Nice and chill.” –Christopher Powell, Director of Exhibitions and Public Programs at Temple Contemporary On September 4, 1980, the John B. Stetson Hat Factory in Philadelphia, PA went up in flames and burned to the ground. In the remains was the charred, 2500-pound clock tower […]

200 Year Old Bell Symbolizes a Big Victory for Former Cancer Patient

200 Year Old Bell Symbolizes a Big Victory for Former Cancer Patient

On Tuesday, January 31st, McShane Bell got to be part of a very special New Year’s celebration.  Dorine Olive rang in the new year by finishing her last round of Chemotherapy. Instead of ringing the celebratory hospital bell, Olive wanted to do something different – ring the bell at The Church of the Good Shepard […]

McShane Bell Foundry Has Moved To St. Louis, MO!

McShane Bell Foundry Has Moved To St. Louis, MO!

2019 marked a big year for McShane Bell. For centralizing of fabrication and shipping in the U.S., the team made the move from Baltimore, Maryland to St. Louis, MO. With their sights still set on providing America’s finest Church Bells, Ring Peal, Chimes, and Carillons, McShane is excited to see what their new city has to […]

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